Braided Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

Step 1

Combine yeast & water & let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in oil & thyme, followed by potatoes, honey & soymilk. Stir gently till mixture is smooth. In another bowl, combine flours, cornmeal & salt. Make a wel in the centre & pour in wet mixture. Mix together, then knead on a floured bowl for 10 minutes. Let rise, covered till doubled in bulk. Punch down dough & divide into 6 pieces. Roll each piece into a long coil with hands, about 1-inch in diameter. To make each loaf, braid 3 coil s & pinch ends together. Place on a floured baking sheet, cover with damp cloth & let rise till doubled in bulk. Brush tops with soymilk & bake in a preheated 350F for 40 to 50 minutes, till tops are golden.

Things You'll Need

  • 1pk Dry yeast
  • 1/4c Lukewarm water
  • 1/4c Safflower oil
  • 1ts Thyme
  • 1 1/2c Mashed sweet potato
  • 3tb Honey
  • 1c Soymilk
  • 3c Wholewheat flour
  • 1c Unbleached white flour
  • 1/2c Cornmeal
  • 1 1/2ts Salt
  • Soymilk for brushing loaves

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